SF World Spirits Competition

So, I did a little research, and it seems that I am the only media person who has ever covered the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Check out the story in the next issue of Drink Me Magazine. I took a look behind-the-scenes at the premier spirits competition, and they just released the in-front-of-the-scenes results. It’s worth a gander, just to find some new bottles worth trying and some affordable high-quality spirits.

The best of the best are posted below, and if you want to see the full list, click back in the middle of this line where I linked on the words “full list.”

San Francisco World Spirits Competition Results

  • Best In Show – White, Double Gold Medal, Trago Silver Tequila, Altos de Jalisco, Mexico [40%] $40.
  • Best In Show – Rum, Double Gold Medal, Vizcaya VXOP Solera Rum, Dominican Republic [40%] $38.
  • Best Vodka, Double Gold Medal, Chase Vodka, Herefordshire, England [40%] $40.
  • Best Flavored Vodka, Double Gold Medal, Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Vodka, Kentucky, USA [35%] $21.
  • Best Gin, Double Gold Medal, Beefeater Gin 24, England [45%] $30.
  • Best Extra-Aged Rum, Double Gold Medal, Pusser’s 15 Year Old Rum, Trinidad, British Virgin Isles [40%] $55.
  • Best Cachaça, Double Gold Medal, Leblon Cachaça, Minas Gerais, Brazil [40%] $30.
  • Best Reposado Tequila, Double Gold Medal, Trago Reposado Tequila, Altos de Jalisco, Mexico [40%] $45.
  • Best Añejo Tequila (Tie), Double Gold Medal, El Jimador Añejo Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico [40%] $30.
  • Best Añejo Tequila (Tie), Double Gold Medal, Mujer Bonita Añejo Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico [40%] $25.
  • Best Mescal, Double Gold Medal, El Zacatecano Añejo Mescal, Zacatecas, Mexico [40%] $42.
  • Best Bourbon, Double Gold Medal, Elijah Craig Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Kentucky, USA [45%] $40.
  • Best Canadian Whisky, Double Gold Medal, Seagrams VO Canadian Whisky, Canada [40%] $23.
  • Best Irish Whiskey, Double Gold Medal, Bushmills 1608 Irish Whiskey Limited Edition, Ireland [46%] $100.
  • Best Blended Scotch, Double Gold Medal, The Grand Bark Equinoxe Blended Scotch, Scotland [43%] $55.
  • Best Single Malt Scotch, Double Gold Medal, Ardbeg Single Malt Scotch, Corryvreckan, Islay, Scotland [57.1%] $85.
  • Best Armagnac, Double Gold Medal, Comte de Lauvia 21 Year Old Armagnac, Eauze, France [40%] $35.
  • Best In Show – Brandy, 2X Gold Medal, Père Magloire 20 YO Vintage Calvados, Normandy, France [40%] $100.
  • Best Pisco, Double Gold Medal, Pisco “O” Torontel Pisco, Ica, Peru [40%] $35.
  • Best In Show – Liqueur, Double Gold Medal, Grand Marnier 100th Anniversary Liqueur, France [40%] $135.
  • Best Cream Liqueur, Double Gold Medal, Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Belgium [15%] $30.

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